Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 44
or in other words – zoo, art gallery & museum. All of these are very interesting & are
all in the same grounds; the Art gallery & museum being in the same building. Le Palais Longchamp, a fine edifice standing on a slope with gardens, water fountains & a big pool in front.
Tuesday 16th May:-
On Sunday I paid a visit to Toulon France's chief naval port 1 ½ hours distant from Marseille in the Paris express. The run from Marseille to Toulon is first out through the fields & meadows sprinkled with wild poppies & daisies with little homesteads scattered about; and then after passing through 5 tunnels of varying length, the Mediterranean came into sight and from then until our destination there is practically nothing but pretty little harbours with beaches, fishing villages,